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Amy Lynch

Generations Expert + Idea Warrior + Entrepreneur

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About That Flag On Your Shirt

Generations expert Amy Lynch likes to hang out in public places (like the polls) and observe generational behaviors. Not in a stalker way, in a researcher way.    My friend Mary Katherine Morn posted this photo and its caption on her Facebook page recently.  An activist, visionary, minister and passionate Baby Boomer, she takes obvious pleasure and satisfaction in voting.  She believes it makes a difference.  I admire Mary Katherine immensely--her... Read More
Posted by Amy Lynch at Sunday, August 26, 2018

There's a Word for That in "Z." A Quiz on Gen Z Slang

Gen Z (born between 1998-2015) have been around about as long as the internet and have completely grown up online. Naturally, they have new lingo.  Also known as Homelanders, Gen Edge, Alpha Gen and iGen, this young generation doesn't even have an official name yet, so they are Gen Z for now. So far, Zs have brought us slang like  TFW, woke, fire, gucci, salty, draking, unsult, glow up, extra and adulting , among others. Are you woke ( in the ironic... Read More
Posted by Amy Lynch at Monday, April 30, 2018

Which Generation Were You Born to Lead?

“Leader” is a loaded word.Each generation defines it differently. If you work with the Silent Generation, the ghost of the “leader as commander” lingers in the air. For Silents, leadership was based on role. In the business world, executives led like generals. If you work in a traditional industry like law, medicine, accounting or government, you'll encounter this leadership model. Tips for Leading in Highly Traditional Settings ... Read More
Posted by Amy Lynch at Sunday, February 18, 2018

Feeling the Pressure as Generations Shift? A Quiz

Do you find yourself thinking   We must get younger faster, We are at a tipping point,  or  We have to change in order to survive . These are the kinds of comments I hear from clients and audiences these days. And no wonder. In generational terms, we have entered a 4th Turning, when everything feels more urgent.   Once in a Lifetime Generational studies reveal that every 80 years or so we cycle through a period when change... Read More
Posted by Amy Lynch at Sunday, February 18, 2018

So, Where's the Wisdom?

Recently at a 4GenNow Conference, I heard Nick Titus , a 17-year-old company founder and CEO, say "If you will listent to me, then I will listen to you. But this has to go both ways."  Suddenly I had a lightbulb moment. For years I’ve shown the image above to audiences and asked, “Where is the information?” This gets people talking about top-down communication vs collaboration.  But as Titus spoke, I realized... Read More
Posted by Amy Lynch at Friday, January 19, 2018

Books to Blogs. What You Must Learn Now

Our brains are effectively "wired" by the technology we use, especially the tech we use when we’re young.     Your Brain on Books If you’re a Boomer, the primary technology in your classroom was a book. You read for thousands of hours, and that did things to your brain. Your brain learned to be still, to focus, to ignore distractions. Reading is like swimming in the deep end of the pool rather than playing in the shallows. ... Read More
Posted by Amy Lynch at Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Goodbye Trophy Kids. Hello Workaholics.

Each new generation gets slammed when it first comes to work. Generation Xers were called "Slackers." Boomers were labeled "lazy hippies" and the "Me, Me, Me" generation. When Millennials came to work a decade ago, they were called "Trophy Kids," a reference to entitlement and unearned rewards.   That was then. This is now. Nearly half the workforce is Millennial, and more than 25% of them are managers. Millennials have outgrown their bad... Read More
Posted by Amy Lynch at Monday, July 10, 2017

Vaca Dread Hits Every Generation.

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Posted by Amy Lynch at Thursday, June 29, 2017

Your Top 12 Burning Questions about the Generations

There’s so much fuss about generations these days. Do you wonder where all this interest is coming from or where it’s going? Do you wonder why generations shop differently, vote differently and have different notions about work ethic? You’re not alone. That’s why we made this top-12 list. If your question didn’t make the list, contact us . We are your go-to gen geeks. 1. What is the definition of a generation? Your generation is simply the group of people... Read More
Posted by Amy Lynch at Thursday, March 30, 2017

Which Generation Are You at the Holidays? Take the Quiz and Find Out!

Use this quick quiz to get the answer! Your results will help you put your best gen foot forward this season. After all, Santa is coming!  Read More
Posted by Amy Lynch at Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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